Launching Ideas ... Recovering History
The authentic replica Curtis A-1 Triad aircraft, meticulously assembled from scratch by the Patuxent River Chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) took center stage at the February 8, 2014 Meet the Airplane exert at the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum.
As always, the Meet the…Continue
The decompression Night at the Museum was held on January 16, 2014. It featured hors d’oeuvres, libations, music and a lot of great conversation among friends. The Museum Association expresses its deep appreciation to SAIC for sponsoring this very successful event. The event was well attended and many guests…Continue
a community supported museum,
is open and available. The museum is adja
cent to the site where construction of the new Museum building has resumed.
The museum celebrates the past, present and future of the Research, Development Test and Evaluation of Naval Aircraft.
Closed on Mondays, including Federal Holidays. Also closed on July 4, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Years Day.
The Museum Association is a registered 501(c)3 charitable organization. Your membership and any donations are fully tax deductible. Individual membership is only $50 and has benefits, including priority in our Mach Combat Flight Simulators.
Spring Blooms: As the rains subside, the construction pace quickens. Representative of the infrastructure work at the site of the new Patuxent River Naval Air Museum and Tourism Center building, plumbing fixtures have popped out of the ground.
Flying Colors: This coloring contest is open to all children grades K‐12. Entries will be judged in three categories: a) Grades K through 3; b) Grades 4 through 7; and c) Grades 8 through 12. Download the Official Rules and registration Form.
OUR NEW BUILDING ONCE AGAIN UNDER CONSTRUCTION! On August 27, 2013, the St. Mary's Board of County Commissioners unanimously voted to select Biscayne Construction Company to complete the work started on the new building for the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum and Tourism Center. The contract is now finalized and work will resume on the new building in December 2013.